2012 Texas – Criminal Conviction – Adrian Heath
Adrian Heath was convicted by a jury of illegal voting after he made a false statement on a voter registration application. Specifically, Heath and nine other individuals designated a Residence Inn as their home address so that they could vote in an election in a district in which he did not live to try to take control of a local utility board from the incumbent three incumbent board members. The scheme initially succeeded, but after the results were challenged and the scheme was uncovered, the results were overturned and the incumbents were reinstated. Heath was sentenced to 3 years in prison, and served just shy of six months before he was paroled.